Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders, Second Edition

April 14, 2008

Chapter 7. Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Considerations by Crime Category

Section 5 — Domestic Violence, Threats and Extortion

Potential digital evidence in domestic violence, threats, and extortion investigations includes:

  • Computers.
  • Removable media.
  • User names and accounts.
  • External data storage devices.
  • Mobile communication devices.
  • Telephone records.
  • PDAs or address books.
  • Financial or asset records.
  • Personal writings and diaries.
  • Information regarding Internet activity.
  • Printed e-mail, notes, and letters.
  • Legal documents.
  • Caller ID units.
Date Created: April 9, 2008